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Species Monocorophium cylindricum

Monocorophium cylindricum - male Monocorophium cylindricum - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Crustacea (Crustaceans)
Class Malacostraca (Malacostracans)
Superorder Peracarida (Peracarida (Amphipods and Isopods))
Order Amphipoda (Amphipods)
Suborder Senticaudata
Family Corophiidae
Genus Monocorophium
Species cylindricum (Monocorophium cylindricum)
Explanation of Names
Monocorophium cylindricum (Say 1818)
Identification
(1)
Remarks
As the specific name suggests, this amphipod is less laterally compressed than most amphipods. This species lives at the base of eelgrass either free living or in small sand tubes.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The Arthrostraca of Connecticut
Kunkel B.W. 1918. Connecticut State Geological and Natural History Survey.